[tor-relays] killall -hup command

Keifer Bly keifer.bly at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 23:23:27 UTC 2018

Yes, but I randomly lost the stable flag last night after using the killall -hup command twice in one day. I did it strange that randomly  happened even though my uptime did not change after doing this.


From: nusenu
Sent: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 12:46 PM
To: tor-relays at lists.torproject.org
Subject: Re: [tor-relays] killall -hup command

Keifer Bly:
> it raises the question of what eactly the killall -hup command does?

it sends the HUP signal 

>        SIGHUP
>            The signal instructs Tor to reload its configuration (including
>            closing and reopening logs), and kill and restart its helper
>            processes if applicable.


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